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Rain and Snow Expected

A quick-moving system will move through tonight and early Thanksgiving morning producing rain and snow showers. Tonight light rain will push through Middle TN. As cold air moves in behind the front, changing rain over to light snow. Snow showers will be likely along and north of I-40, with some accumulation in southern KY and the Cumberland Plateau. 1-2 is possible along the Plateau by early Thursday AM. Up to .5 inch is possible in southern KY and TN counties bordering KY. Folks along the I-40 corridor will see flurries with little to no accumulation. Roads will become slick along the Plateau overnight and early Thursday AM.


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HEALTH MATTERS: Taking Action Now Can Prevent Heart Attack Down the Road

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BRENTWOOD, Tenn. - The power of prevention. Immediate action could mean the difference between life and death from cardiovascular disease. Dan Hitch found out about 4 weeks ago in a routine physical at Lifesigns in Brentwood that he had 5 blockages in his arteries, 2 as much as 80%.

The undetected heart condition was a shock and required immediate action to save him from sudden death. He kicked into high gear to avoid something doctors say is preventable over time.

While family history plays a role in your health, so do daily risk factors like diabetes, hypertension and elevated cholesterol. Dr. Robert Belihar says lifestyle management is crucial. Hitch says he was already on the path to being healthier and had no idea it could end so differently had he not made the recommended routine visit to the doctor's office. Cardiovascular disease is the leading cause of death in the U.S.

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